The long-awaited Kia Niro electric is facing the snow in Europe

Kia Niro EV - foto espía

version 100% electric Kia Niro faces the cold and snow in the north of Europe.

Anticipated through the Kia Niro EV Concept at the beginning of this year (more specifically in the CES 2018), family Niro Kia will welcome you soon to your third member. This is the version fully electric. Recall that to date of today, the Kia Niro is offered in two versions: hybrid conventional (HEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). In a few months, the electric battery will be available.

The development of the Kia Niro EV is far advanced, and it is logical, since its implementation over will occur in a matter of a month. The engineers of the south Korean manufacturer working around the clock to get ready for this new electric car and proof of this are these new spy photos that we obtained of their test of winter. So, the Niro 100% electric is located in the north of Europe to face the snow, ice, and low temperatures.

despite the fact that all the camouflage that covers the outside of the vehicle to think it has undergone changes with respect to the photos published a few weeks ago, this kind of tests are very relevant, since extreme temperatures affect in a relevant manner to the autonomy of the electric cars battery. Therefore, Kia should do all kinds of test in these conditions to make sure that the Kia Niro EV will offer an appropriate response.

Kia Niro EV - foto espía posterior

Photo spy of the Kia Niro EV during a testing session of the winter. Will debut at the Geneva 2018.

Part of its development has also taken place in Germany, specifically in the R & D Centre of Kia in Russelheim. The start of long’s Kia Niro EV will occur in the next month of march during the Geneva Auto show in march 2018. It will be one of the major world firsts that will reveal the hyundai brand in this quote automotive.

Aesthetically, as with the new Kia Niro, PHEVS, pure electric version will have several specific traits that will allow you to differentiate yourself from the rest of models that make up the offer. We must wait a few exclusive finish for both the exterior and the interior. The commercial approach will be similar to Hyundai with the IONIQ, a single model with three types of mechanical power.

And precisely with the Hyundai IONIQ will keep a close relation to the Kia Niro EV. Make use of the same mechanical assembly. Will use an electric motor with 88 kW (120 HP) and for the package of lithium-ion batteries will be available in two options: 39,2 and to 64.2 kWh. The higher capacity will provide a range of up to 350 kilometres with a single charge.